How does microdosing work?

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How does microdosing work?

Serotonin Receptors and Microdosing

Psychedelic substances act on the serotonin (5-HT) receptors in our brain. Serotonin receptors can be found throughout the human nervous system and govern many aspects of our being, including mood, thinking, and even bowel movements. Psychedelics bind most effectively to the 5HT-2A receptor in our brains, the receptors involved in learning, memory, and cognition. 

As a result, when consuming only a microdose of a psychedelic substance and thus avoiding the “classical trip” with visual disturbances, it is believed that the brain can focus solely on the cognitive boost caused by these receptors.

Psychedelic substances suitable for microdosing

  • Cannabis
  • Psilocybin
  • LSD
  • Banisteriopsis caapi, used to prepare the psychoactive beverage Ayahuasca
  • Mescaline 
  • Salvia divinorum
Church of Our Earth

Our Mission

Church of Our Earth focuses on microdosing with plant entheogens for spiritual health. We sincerely believe that small, sub-perceptual amounts of psychedelics taken reverentially and with intention is a Communion, which brings us closer to what is commonly called God. On occasion, Church Ministers with training as End-of-Life or Death Doulas may lead private ceremonial macrodosing sessions for those Church Members with End-of-Life diagnoses or in End-of-Life transitions.

All Church of Our Earth Members agree they will reverently and with intention take their microdose. Church of Our Earth Members also promise to be receptive to contact with and guidance from Higher Powers while microdosing. Finally, Church of Our Earth Members are bound not to redistribute or otherwise share their Sacramental microdoses.